(sometimes lowercase) a soviet system of government. (often lowercase) the practices and principles of a soviet government, especially as it implies communism.
a characteristic, mannerism, phrase, etc., expressive of or identifiable with the ideology of the Soviet Union.
Origin of Sovietism
Related formsSo·vi·et·ist, noun, adjective
First recorded in 1915–20; soviet
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Examples from the Web for sovietism
Historical Examples of sovietism
Sovietism is only a rough Russian realisation of German ideals.
Should France overthrow capitalism, for instance, she will at first establish Sovietism, and subsequently combine with us.
If Bolshevism meant Sovietism and merely is a constitutional conflict between parliamentary and council government, it could.
British Dictionary definitions for sovietism
noun (sometimes capital)
Derived Formssovietist, noun, adjectivesovietistic, adjective
the principle or practice of government through soviets, esp as practised in the former Soviet Union
any characteristic deemed representative of Soviet ideology
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